Posts Tagged ‘cleantech’

The Problem With Endless Supplies of Resources is That They Don’t Really Exist

Monday, November 21, 2011 8:17 Comments Off

The other day, while making my way home I caught a glimpse of Toray’s desalination advertisement. It was one of those moments that at first I was not sure what I was looking, or the greater meaning, until the very end where the advert cuts out with the ocean in the background and makes reference […]

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Attend the 2010 JUCCCE China Energy Forum

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 11:19 Comments Off

Coming up next month is the 3rd JUCCCE China Energy Forum, and anyone who is interested in learning about (or cracking) the China market should really consider joining this event. Why do I say that? Simple, the 2008 event that Peggy (and her team) put together was the best conference I have been to in […]

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Chinese Management Rare Earth Metals

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:47 Comments Off

6 months ago when it became clear that China was going to act in a manner that defended its reserves or rare metals, it provided an opportunity perhaps the first public discussion on the fact that our reliance on these metals stretched beyond the traditional need. That, while we were planning a transition to the […]

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US Vs. China Energy Intensity Chart.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:23 Comments Off

Once you start looking at charts, you just cannot stop, and following my post last week of , I cam across this interesting chart in the post China Adapts to the Climate Change Fashion Show which plots energy intensities for the US and China. Besides the typically WOW factor of look how much China has […]

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Coming Up: Jan 26 JUCCCE Idealab.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 11:27 Comments Off

Just a notice for readers that in two weeks JUCCCE will be holding its next Idealab, and you will be able to see both myself and Charlie McElwee of China Environmental LAw blog presenting at the event.. as well as participate in a workshop that will look at what will happen with all the materials […]

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Beijing Smartgrid Conference: Day 1

Thursday, December 3, 2009 11:30 Comments Off

While many in China, and out, have been focused on the impressive speed by which China has been able to grow its economy over the last 15 years, those inside the central party have been focused on ensuring that the economic energy had its energy needs met. Made difficult by the fact that the highest […]

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Cleantech Investments in China Just Blowing in the Wind

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 10:26 1 Comment

Rarely a day passes without a headline like Al Gore praised China and Japan on their climate leadership, which touts all that is great about China’s commitment to green, and how China’s leadership should serve as a model for others. It was a recent topic of conversation between myself and an old friend who has […]

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Tianjin Staging Up for Cleantech

Thursday, November 12, 2009 21:06 Comments Off

Tianjin’s Economic Development Zone (TEDA) has been one of the premier investment zones in China, and keeping in mind their proximity to the new Singapore invested ecocity, it should come as no surprise that this would lead to some very large cleantech projects for TEDA. Here are three that they recently reported out as part […]

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The Future of Green Business in China

Friday, May 22, 2009 10:00 1 Comment

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars has released a filming of their recent Event, The Future of Green Business in China. Terry Yosie, President and CEO of World Environment Center and Ye Weijia, head of New Ventures China, discuss green businesses in China. They discuss the work their companies have already done, while anticipating […]

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China Allocated 3.4 billion USD For Green Projects in 2009Q1

Friday, May 1, 2009 1:03 Comments Off

While the rumors over the final green stimulus are flying right now, it is good to see that at least the first 3.4 billion has been allocated: Of the 23 billion yuan spending, 13 billion went to improving urban water treatment facilities, 4 billion yuan to pollution prevention projects on the Huaihe and other big […]

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